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Announcing the Chief Executive Officer of the 2020 North American Indigenous Games

January 13, 2019 Aboriginal Sport Circle – (Halifax, NS) The Mi’kmaw Sport Council of Nova Scotia is delighted to announce the appointment of Kevin Sandy as the Chief Executive Officer of the Halifax 2020 North American Indigenous Games (NAIG) Host Society. “I am tremendously excited and honoured to play a key role in planning the […]

by ahnationtalk on January 15, 201975 Views

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New Interchange Opens in Paqtnkek

January 15, 2019 A new interchange on Highway 104 will provide safe access and create economic opportunities for the Paqtnkek First Nation, Antigonish Co. Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal Minister Lloyd Hines and Marco Mendicino, Parliamentary Secretary to the federal minister of Infrastructure and Communities François-Philippe Champagne, on behalf of the minister, officially opened the Highway […]

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NB Government: Electronic health record system to be implemented

FREDERICTON (GNB) – The provincial government is implementing a new electronic health record system that aims to improve the management of vaccines, immunizations and potential disease outbreaks. “Through the implementation of the Public Health Information Solution, the Department of Health will be able to better manage the process of distributing vaccines and immunizations in New […]

by ahnationtalk on January 15, 201995 Views

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Thomas Walkom: BC pipeline stuck in shoals of Indigenous politics – Cape Breton Post

What happens when elected representatives and hereditary leaders disagree? When plans were announced last October to build a $40-billion liquefied natural gas project in British Columbia, Justin Trudeau couldn’t contain his glee. “It is a vote of confidence in a country that recognizes the need to develop our energy in a way that takes the […]

by ahnationtalk on January 15, 201958 Views

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President welcomes O’Regan’s appointment as Indigenous Services Minister

Nunatsiavut President Johannes Lampe says he’s looking forward to working with new federal Indigenous Services Minister Seamus O’Regan, who was appointed to the position today by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. O’Regan, who is also the province’s federal cabinet minister, replaces Jane Philpott, who was appointed as President of Treasury Board. “As a member from Newfoundland […]

by ahnationtalk on January 14, 201985 Views

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First Nations Priorities Must Be Canada’s Priorities – AFN National Chief Responds to Federal Cabinet Shuffle

First Nations Priorities Must Be Canada’s Priorities – AFN National Chief Responds to Federal Cabinet Shuffle (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde responded to today’s federal cabinet shuffle stating continued commitment and progress on First Nations priorities is critical to moving forward and closing the gap between First Nations […]

by ahnationtalk on January 14, 201976 Views

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Media advisory: Important announcement with Canada, Government of Prince Edward Island and PEI Mi’kmaq

From: Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island – Members of the media are invited to attend an important announcement with the Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations, the Honourable Wade MacLauchlan, Premier of Prince Edward Island and Minister Responsible for Aboriginal Affairs, Matilda Ramjattan, Chief of Lennox Island First Nation, […]

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Media advisory: MP Colin Fraser to Make Official Announcement in Meteghan

From: Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency Meteghan, NS – January 14, 2019 – Colin Fraser, Member of Parliament for West Nova, on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development and Minister responsible for the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency, will make an official announcement supporting Nova Scotia’s seafood industry. Date:          […]

by ahnationtalk on January 14, 201968 Views

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NL Government: New Projects through Workforce Innovation Centre to Support Rural Residents, Women, Newcomers

January 11, 2019 The Honourable Bernard Davis, Minister of Advanced Education, Skills and Labour, today announced more than $2.27 million in funding for the Second Call for Proposals (2018) approved through the Newfoundland and Labrador Workforce Innovation Centre. The funding, being provided as part of the Canada – Newfoundland and Labrador Labour Market Development Agreement, […]

by ahnationtalk on January 11, 201963 Views

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RCMP provide update on homicide investigation involving death of Conne River woman

January 11, 2019 Late yesterday, January 10, 2019, RCMP arrested 35-year-old Kirk Keeping of St. Jacques, NL, in relation to the investigation into the death of 28-year-old Chantel John of Conne River. Mr. Keeping appeared in provincial court today to face the charge of first degree murder. He remains in custody at this time, with […]

by ahnationtalk on January 11, 201963 Views

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